An Overflowing Joy

Joy is something to be shared with others. If we have good news, we want to tell everyone we know about it. When the angel of the Lord appeared to the shepherds, the angel told them, “I bring you good news of great joy which will be for all the people (Luke 2:10, NASB).” The […]

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Prayer Journey — Advent Joy

What is pure joy? Where is there a joy, a moment that fills you with unexplainable happiness; a joy that overshadows the pain and suffering of this world? It is the joy of a resurrection morning; the joy of realizing Christ Jesus has overcome death; the joy where sorrow and loss is replaced with new […]

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Finding True Joy

The Thessalonians found true joy in serving Christ despite hardships and trials. They did not do things grudgingly or because of guilt. People knew their faith was real, that they held eternal truths, not words based on idle human wisdom.

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When Your Faith is Put on Trial

Adversity rips through our life with little warning, tearing apart everything that held us together. The contents of our life is strewn everywhere for all to see. Our faith in Christ is laid bare. Our emotions are raw. We move through the rubble of our lives full of tears while those around us ask, “Where is your God now?” (Psalm 42:3)

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